So Sad Today
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So Sad Today (@sosadtoday) is a novelty Twitter account run by an anonymous Los Angeles-based writer known only as Melissa. Since launch in July 2012, the account has gained a large following online for its comically depressing tweets.
@sosadtoday tweeted for the first time on July 5th, 2012. The first tweet displays the unique style of the account: short sentences, written all lowercase.
sad today— so sad today (@sosadtoday) July 5, 2012
Since 2012, @sosadtoday has tweeted on a regular basis usually on a schedule of 10-15 tweets per day. As of March 25th, 2015, @sosadtoday has over 193,000 followers and draws around 500 retweets per post on average. In addition, the account's popularity has been further boosted through retweets by celebrities like Miley Cyrus.
Her most popular tweet to date, posted February 3rd, 2014, received 4,984 retweets and 6,056 favorites.
i want you more when you don't want me dot com— so sad today (@sosadtoday) February 3, 2014
Since December 15th, 2014, @sosadtoday has written an advice column for Vice Magazine.
On March 19th, 2015, the parody account So NYPD Today (@sonypdtoday) was created. The account tweets about police issues including brutality and community-relations, but in the lowercase, sarcastic style of @sosadtoday.
everything I did was for you but I think you were asleep— so sad today (@sosadtoday) July 13, 2014
things i'm good at: not knowing when to stop
— so sad today (@sosadtoday) September 10, 2014
it's important to leave people more confused than you found them
— so sad today (@sosadtoday) January 13, 2015
Note: A song by artist July Skies named "So Sad Today" was released in early 2010 and gained popularity in that year, pre-dating the Twitter account.
 Tumblr – http://sosad-today.tumblr.com/
 Rolling Stone – @SoSadToday: Twitter's Secret Superstar Speaks for the FirstTime
 Vice – Author Page: @SoSadToday
 Favstar – @sosadtoday's Most Popular Tweets
 Twitter – @SoNYPDToday
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